C.Cay Wesnigk

Director, Author, Producer and CEO of OnlineFILM AG

C. Cay Wesnigk (born 1962) studied visual communication at the University of Arts in Hamburg. 1987 he founded the CCW Counter Clockwise Filmproduktion. Since then he has written, directed and produced several feature length and short films. These have all been shown on television, some also have been distributed in cinemas and some also in the video home market. Most of Wesnigks films have been shown and some even have been awarded on festivals all over the world. 

In 2000, together with 120 other producers, directors and authors he founded the OnlineFILM AG as a public company to use digital technologies for the distribution of audiovisual content. He has worked as CEO of OnlineFILM AG since then, today over 800 films are available to be purchased for download and stream internationally (www.onlinefilm.org).

Wesnigk is active member on the board of AG DOK, Germany’s largest community of independent producers (800 members) (www.agdok.de ). And also board member of VG Bild-Kunst, the German collecting agency for creative Artists and Producers of films (www.bild-kunst.de). From 2009 - 2014 he was board member of the European Documentary Network (www.edn.dk).

In 2008 together with Volker Barth he founded AnthroMedia GbR a company to produce documentaries on science, society and history ( www.anthro-media.com). Just finished is the production "SAZ - the Key of Trust" by director Stephan Talneau at which Wesnigk was responsible as producer.

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